Dreamworks Rides A “War Horse”

DreamWorks Studios has scored the film rights to Michael Morpurgo’s 1982 novel “War Horse” says the trades.

Lee Hall (“Billy Elliot”) is penning the adaptation about the epic tale of a friendship between a boy and his horse, who become separated but continue to be intertwined as they try to survive the horrors of World War I.

Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and Revel Guest are producing.